Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) is soliciting proposals from individual consultants to write 5 nationals briefs on results of ECOM’s gate-keepers study (Armenia, Belаrus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia) 

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health is an international non-governmental association, located in Tallinn, Estonia. We are a membership-based association, open for non-profits and individuals, acting in the field of sexual health, including HIV issues, for men who have sex with men and trans people, in the region of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEECA).

We aim to create favorable conditions to ensure that men who have sexual relations with other men and transgender people have access to services in the field of sexual and reproductive health, mainly to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support, based on respect for their human rights.

Description of Services required and Timelines

ECOM is seeking expert assistance to write short description (including figures) of main results on gate-keepers study in each of mentioned countries.

The consultants will (a) carefully read the report of the study (; (b) write 5 national drafts of short description (including figures) (English or Russian) on the main results by each country.

Each of short description should be suitable to use by people without special sociological background.

The consultant would be requested to work in close collaboration with ECOM staff, specifically the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator and Communications Officer to perform the services.

Consultant Qualifications

  • At least Master’s degree in Social Sciences
  • Experience of social research in public health
  • Experience of LGBT topics research in one or more CEECA countries
  • Effective communication skills in Russian or English

This consultancy is a maximum of 5 working days per one country and will be awarded to the her or him that offers a proposal at a competitive rate and timeline.

Application Process

ECOM will consider applications from individuals. Interested people must submit their applications by email referenced under title “Briefs on gate-keeper study” at

Deadline for submission: 24 June 2018 at 24:00 EET.

Applications should include:

  1. Cover Letter outlining experience in conducting similar work along with CV
  2. Brief proposal (2 pages max.) outlining timetable (max 5 working days per one country) and budget

Application materials are non-returnable, and we thank you in advance for understanding that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the next step in the application process.

For more information, prospective consultants may contact Maxim Kasianczuk at